Zones: 3 to 8
Size: To 12" tall and wide
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Biennial or winter annual. Blue-green compound leaves, finely dissected. Yellow flowers in spring, linear shape, followed by curved seed capsules. Poisonous. Used by the Navajo for rheumatism, diarrhea, sore throats and other ailments. Self-seeds.
Published in Enum. Pl. (Willdenow) 740 in 1809.
Synonym is Fumaria aurea Ker Gawl.
Native to Canada, Mexico and the US.